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Good morning and welcome to another #Brexit thread

I'll be attempting to cover the events that are happening both in the Commons and in the Lords today so this is going to be a long one

So first things first, hello to all my new followers and here's a quick breakdown of what's happening today, and a quick precis of how business in each House is carried out and why really arcane things seem to happen that bear little-to-no relationship to reality

What's expected for today?

In the Lords the Opposition and Crossbench peers have laid a motion that will allow them the time to scrutinise the Bill that's about to be debated in the Commons. They want to debate this Bill on Friday at the latest. More on that later

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#Hol refugee camp latest statistics:

- 73,280 residents
- 30,000 Iraqi refugees among them, 4500 of whom have registered for return to Iraq
- 11,500 female ISIS members + children
- 260 deaths in the camp so far, most children who left Baghouz in critical condition
#Hol camp daily running costs:

- $10/person/day to meet the urgent basic needs (healthcare, food etc)
- $730,000 daily running costs minimum
- $262,800,000 yearly running costs minimum
- 3000 tents also urgently needed, along with infrastructure expansion, hygiene points etc.
Today Arab tribal leaders will meet in Ayn Issa to discuss the return of local refugees from #Hol camp to their communities.

Though the 11,500 foreign #ISIS women and children in al-Hol make the headlines, there are 30,000+ Syrians and 30,000 Iraqis in the camp as well.
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